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Road Haulage Association – Conditions of Carriage 2020

After a lapse of a little over a decade, the RHA have refreshed their carriage conditions.

MYTON LAW ACTS FOR PARKOL MARINE IN MULTI-MILLION POUND BOAT BUILDING CONTRACTS

Myton Law has acted for Whitby boat builder Parkol Marine Engineering to negotiate build contracts, worth in total over £5 million, for two new vessels just launched for sea trials.

LITIGATION - The Impact of COVID-19 on compliance with case management directions – Hotel Portfolio II UK Ltd (in liquidation) v Ruhan 2020

The current climate is somewhat unchartered territory, it was only a matter of time before the circumstances surrounding the pandemic would impact the litigation process, specifically compliance with case management directions.

Alianca Navegacao e Logistica Ltda v Ameropa SA (the “Santa Isabella”) [2019] EWHC 3152 (comm) – clarity on ‘contractual route’ and owners’ obligation

When there are no specific contractual provisions in place, what would be deemed a ‘usual and reasonable’ route for a vessel to take?

 

MYTON LAW ON INTERNATIONAL TRADE PANEL TO LOOK AT LEGAL ISSUES ARISING FROM PANDEMIC

Myton Law’s John Habergham has been invited to join a panel of speakers to explore ‘Covid-19 and Brexit – the impact on continuity of trade’, which is the focus of Hull & Humber Chamber’s next International Trade Centre webinar on Thursday, July 30.

SILENCE IS GOLDEN – THE mv NORTRADER

The recent Commercial Court judgement, MVV Environment Devonport Limited v NTO Shipping GmbH and Co KG was a challenge to a final arbitration award but really it was all about who is a party to a bill of lading contract.

DOES YOUR BUSINESS INSURANCE COVER CORONAVIRUS?

Myton Law has specialist insurance law expertise and can provide businesses with clarity over their insurance cover in the face of the coronavirus.

CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) – MYTON LAW STAFF: WORKING REMOTELY

The Directors have been closely monitoring the Coronavirus (COVID-19) developments in the U.K., and in accordance with our Business Continuity Plan, the decision has been made for all Myton Law staff to work remotely from home from Tuesday 17 March, until further notice.

Aprile SPA v Elin Maritime Ltd [The Elin] 2019 – Deck cargo exclusion – Bill of lading supersedes Hague Visby

A number of claimants all named as ‘shipper’ on a bill of lading for a shipment of 201 packages of cargo described to be in ‘apparent good order and condition’ at the time of inspection, collectively brought a claim against the ship owner for loss of deck cargo in heavy seas.

Multimodal 2020

We are delighted to announce that Myton Law will be returning to exhibit at Multimodal.

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